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. >> including the shooter who turned the gun on himself. >>> a legal landmark in michigan. once a union strong hold, the new measure that is dealing a serious blow to organized labor. >>> then call it the safety dance. the cop who is really busting a move or two. >> he's having fun on his job. i can appreciate that. >> getting low, getting low, getting low. i wonder if he has a sound track out there for him. or just his own tunes going on in his head. >>> but first, the white house is out with a strong reaction to north korea's successful test firing of a long-range ballistic missile. >> the obama administration calls the launch a highly provocative act that threatens regional security. the question now, does the threat extend to this country? >> reporter: in a breaking news broadcast, north korean television celebrated the regime's successful test of the long-range rocket from its launch site. it is the second attempt by the north koreans this year. last april, a similar test failed within minutes after takeoff. this time, the rocket traveled directly over okinawa, before falling 180 miles no
. the legislation would bar unions from requiring non-union workers to pay those union fees. democrats met with the governor to urge a veto. and carollers gathered singing modified christmas songs in protest of the proposal. president obama said the legislation is about giving workers the right to work for less money. of course, the president enjoying a lot of support from the unions. if this does indeed happen, michigan will become the 24th right-to-work state. but governor rick schneider is backed by a full house and senate of republicans. so this could be easily passed. >> you're seeing a conservative movement to get a better handle on unions. and deal with them better. but the thing about michigan, it's considered to be the birthplace of the nation's modern labor movement. so if it happens there, it could happen in other states and put into motion a domino effect. we saw the wisconsin battle. ohio has dealt with these labor issues. so changing winds in the world of labor and michigan, if they go this way, that would be a big move here. some people argue it makes sense to give workers t
to push right to work measures through the legislature. hundred of union supporters protested. some who tried storming the senate chamber, were pepper sprayed. the legislation bans unions from requiring nonunion employees to pay fees. supporters say the move will add jobs, opponents though say it weakens unions, and harms workers. >>> and speak of labor issue, it ain't looking good for a dl ealo end the nhl lockout. the players union chief held two news conferences last night first to say there was progress in major issue. in the second, hejected everyth union offered. there is no drop dead date to start the season. but time clearly seems to be running short. fiscal cliff, no hockey. what is wrong? come on, america. >> america. like $1 billion apart. >> wow. >> sad. much different labor issue cropped up outside a wal-mart in kansas city. mom to be, get it, labor. started feeling woozie while in the checkout line. she stepped outside for fresh air. that is when her water broke. >> oh, and game on after that. >> fortunately, off duty police officer, matt fell temperatuphe personal superhe
the person next to you is, and who knows what can happen? >> who would do that? >>> well, union dock workers who keep all the cargo working in those busy sea ports are threatening to go on strike. a walkout could close ports from houston to boston. it would cripple shipping operations, and of course, impact the economy as early as next week. the union has been work without a contract since september and as many as 14,000 workers could hit the picket line starting this sunday. >>> big retailers have agreed to recall baby recliners which have a deadly defect. 150,000 nap nanny infant recliners are being blamed for at least five deaths and dozens of reports of babies falling, as well. the recliners have been on sale for about four years, and retailers agreed to this recall after the manufacturer went out of business. parents should return it for a refund. >>> a florida dad is angry after the christmas present he bought at a pawnshop for his teenage daughter had some x-rated extras. turns out the tablet george sanchez purchased was loaded with hard core porn. computer experted tried to delete th
. >>> also ahead, bringing babies into a labor battle. the union workers using the sound of wailing babies as a weapon. >> i can't imagine anything more effective than the sound of a screaming child. ooh. >> you'll be much more apathetic when you have your own. >> perhaps. perhaps. in the meantime. >>> who is the most fascinating person of 2012? barbara walters shares her pick. it was unveiled last night during her special. interesting choice. you can see this person made a lot of big headlines this year. we're not going to reveal who it is, but interesting choice. stay tuned for that. barbara always comes up with a good list, 2012 no exception. >> yes. >>> but first, the search for a motive in that oregon mall shooting. those who knew him say jacob roberts say he was a friendly, outgoing type. >> but something changed drastically in the days before he opened fire. we get the latest now from our own sunny hostin. >> reporter: detectives have revealed the man who unleashed an hour of terror inside the packed portland shopping mall on tuesday. they say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts stole a
union. but russian officials have pointed to the cases of 19 children who died after being adopted by americans. and in 2010, russia erupted in fury after a 7-year-old boy was sent back to russia alone by his american adoptive mother, carrying a note saying he had become too difficult to handle. but children's rights advocates say this new ban is playing politics with the lives of children. now, with no way of contacting her, she wishes she could send her daughter a simple message. >> i would tell her that we love her and to be strong and we're going to do everything we can to come back and get her. >> reporter: at the end of the last visit, it was paulina trying to comfort her mother. >> i was crying and telling her good-bye and she said, don't cry, mommy, be sfraung. >> reporter: this is the scene playing out in so many homes across america. families that soon thought they would be welcoming home a child and now wondering if they'll ever get to see that child, again. abc news, moscow. >> i have a confession to make. i've been to moscow and i've been to some orphanages in moscow.
. >> from big companies to teacher's unions to capitol hill, the argument over assault weapons laws is being heard loud and clear. it's wednesday, december 19. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. we'll hear both sides of the gun debate in just a moment. it's quite, quite a debate. >>> then we'll take you live to newtown, connecticut for the latest on the investigation and the security children are facing as they return to school this week. >> not many school districts in this country not reviewing their policies this week. >> no question about that. >>> also this morning, can a tiny gunshot victim defy the odds? a baby girl shot in her mother's wound by the same gun used in connecticut. what doctors say about such violence they see every day. >>> and the storm millions of holiday travelers need to keep an eye on. it's unleashed mudslides that wiped a train right off the tracks. >> look at that. >>> but first, the nra is finally breaking its silence on the newtown shooting. the gun right
. these are retro pop phones from native union. i love them. >> love, love, love. >> so much fun. 30 bucks, why not? >> i have one. >> they're so easy to use. just stick them into your phone, start talking on the other end, you're cutting down on cell phone radiation. so form and function. i love it. this is a charging station, believe it or not. >> shocking. >> you can stick anything that is connected to a wire that needs to be charged in here, and it does a really great job. it's fun. it does a good job of hiding all the wires. so no more tangled mess. headphones are key for music lovers. and the good news is, you don't have to spend $300 to get a good pair. these are $55. every bit as good as the fancy ones. >> what about charging your phone? >> charging your phone, like very, very important. you never want to be caught with a dead phone. these are backup batteries from anchor. this is called the slim talk. it's 25 bucks. charge it on your computer, throw it in your bag, charge your phone when you're on the go, you're all set. >> what about this one? >> this is a key chain actually. and one end
of the largest teachers unions in america is calling for a tough new test to certify anyone who wants to join the profession. the american federation of teachers has more than a million members is proposing an exam similar to the one lawyers take, the bar exam. well, the aft says it would raise standards for teachers and make sure they're prepared for the job. education secretary arne duncan supports the proposal. >>> and the mayor of newark, new jersey, is living on a monetary equivalent of food stamps for a week starting today. cory booker taking the challenge after an exchange with a north carolina woman who follows him on twitter. that woman began the same challenge back on sunday. booker, himself, he is a vegetarian, and he prepared for the challenge of going shopping for deals on fruits and vegetables. >> going to be tough to do. $4 a day. fruits and veggies. >> the average monthly food stamp benefit was $136 per person in new jersey last year. that's about $31 a week according to federal officials. people go out and easily spend $30 on lunch. we're talking about 31 bucks to get through
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